Boston University Hosts Loung Ung for Third Elie Wiesel Memorial Lecture

Boston Universitys Elie Wiesel Center for Jewish Studies will be hosting a Cambodian American author and screenwriter Loung Ung on Monday, November 18th, 2019 as part of its memorial lecture series. 

Ungs bestselling memoir, First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers was a 2001 recipient of the Asian/Pacific American LibrariansAssociation award for Excellence in Adult Nonfiction Literature and is widely taught in schools internationally. In 2017, Ungs memoir turned into a screenplay for a critically acclaimed Netflix movie First They Killed My Father, directed by Angelina Jolie.

The public speaking engagement will begin at 7:30pm at Boston Universitys Tsai Performance Center. It is free and public is welcome to attend. For more information and registration, visit: